I. The Primacy of S. Peter an Existing Power 1
II. The Scriptural Proof of the Primacy 13
III. The End and Office of the Primacy 35
IV. The Power of the Primacy 50
V. The Church’s Witness to the Primacy 72
1. A General Supremacy in the Roman See over the whole Church ; a Supremacy exactly the same in principle with that which is now claimed 77
2. The grounding of this Supremacy on the attribution of Matt. xvi. 18, Luke xxii. 31, and John xxi. 15, in a special sense to the Pope as successor of S. Peter 97
3. The original derivation of Episcopal Jurisdiction from the person of Peter, and its perpetual fountain in the See of Rome as representing him ib.
4. The Papal Supremacy over the East acknowledged by its own rulers and Councils before the separation 118
5. The Pope’s attitude to Councils as indicating his rank 126
6. His Confirmation of Councils 128
7. The necessity of Communion with the Pope 131
VI. S. Peter's Primacy, and the Royal Supremacy 137
VII. The Effects of S. Peter’s Primacy, and of the Royal Supremacy 151
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